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Dr. Sarah Bowman

Dr. Sarah Bowman

Do you feel like you've learned a lot about the Civil War? But have you ever thought about what happened after the war ended? What did freedom mean for the former slaves in the South? How did North and South struggle over the terms of reunion? The years after 1865 were so contentious (and violent!) that many have called this era of Reconstruction a "second Civil War." Learn why in Dr. Bowman's Reconstruction course.

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Field trip to the National Memorial for Peace and Justice and Legacy Museum sponsored by the Hallock Endowment has been tentatively rescheduled for Saturday, September 26, 2020.  The online registration will be open to RSVP  at the start of the fall semester on Monday, August 17.      
Free and Open to the CSU & Public Community with first priority to CSU students.  


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Alumni Ryan Willoughby

Ryan Willoughby ‘08

“The department prepared me in more ways than I can actively remember. The most notable ways it prepared me was in requiring me to hone my public speaking skills, to learn how to thoroughly research topics, and to share what I learned in a clear and consistent manner.”

Now, Ryan is the Executive Director of Habitat for Humanity in Georgia

“I work for the 65 Habitat for Humanity affiliates that operate in the state of Georgia and who serve approximately 300+ families each year with affordable housing solutions.  I am responsible for fundraising, training, advocating, and providing disaster preparedness for those affiliates.  At any given time, I am arranging multiple training events, administering a few grants, and engaging in advocacy efforts on a state and national level on behalf of Habitat’s mission.”